Applications are Now Open for Nova Scotia Power's 2024 Scholarship & Bursary Program

HALIFAX – Applications are now open for Nova Scotia Power’s 2024 Scholarship and Bursary Program, and students in Nova Scotia are encouraged to apply. The program is accepting applications until April 19, 2024.

As part of its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion strategy, Nova Scotia Power is focused on supporting programs and initiatives that help remove barriers to education for equity-deserving communities in our province and to support development of a diverse talent pool for our high demand roles.

"Through our annual scholarship and bursary program, we continue to be inspired by the talent and community-focus of our future leaders and innovators," says Human Resources Vice President Caroline Blair-Smith. “We’re committed to supporting programs and initiatives that promote a culture of inclusion, equity and diversity, help remove barriers, and advance education and economic opportunity in Nova Scotian communities.”

For over 60 years, Nova Scotia Power has been pleased to offer scholarships annually to students seeking post-secondary education in a variety of programs across the province.

There are 20 scholarships and eight bursaries available (28 total) each year to qualifying students enrolled in trades and degree programs. The categories are: Emerging Leaders Scholarship, Mi’kmaq Bursary, Women in Trades, Engineering, and Technology Scholarship, African Nova Scotian Bursary, and Nova Scotia Power Family Scholarship. Interested applicants can apply through the Nova Scotia Power website:

About Nova Scotia Power

Nova Scotia Power Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Emera Inc. (TSX-EMA), a diversified energy and services company. Nova Scotia Power provides 95% of the generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical power to approximately 540,000 residential, commercial, and industrial customers across Nova Scotia. The company is focused on new technologies to enhance customer service and reliability, reduce emissions, and add renewable energy. Nova Scotia Power has over 2,000 employees and $4.5 billion in operating assets. Learn more at


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